How to ROOT Your HTC One M9 (Step-by-Step)

This is a supplemental post for my YouTube video which shows you how to root your HTC One M9 with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Resources and Tools: Grab a Custom Recovery (TWRP) Grab the SuperSU Tool  How to get the latest USB Drivers for HTC One M9: Very easy: Download and Install HTC Syn… Read More »

Install FASTBOOT and ADB using Android Studio on Windows

Google recently changed it’s “Android ADT Bundle” or “Android SDK Tools” to “Android Studio“. If you are someone that likes to root, unlock, s-off and hack your phone, you are always in need of fastboot and adb files , which are command line utilities that allow you to manipulate your android smartphone using your PC… Read More »

What is Quad-HD? It’s not 4k.

With some really popular smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and LG G3 being released in Quad-HD resolutions, more and more people are wondering just what does Quad-HD stand for? Quad-HD, QHD, Full HD, 4K? What does it all mean?! There are quite a few different “HD’s” being thrown around these days such… Read More »

How to get OTA updates on a Rooted HTC One M8

As you know, part of the process of rooting your HTC One M8 involved installing a custom recovery such as TWRP or ClockWorkMod. We install these custom, feature-rich recoveries to be able to gain root access, create full system backups, etc. However, these very custom recoveries block OTA (over the air) updates because they replace… Read More »

How Convert HTC One M8 Google Play Edition back to Stock Sense

This guide assumes you are S-OFF. It also assumes that you are familiar with terms such as rooting, unlocking the bootloader, TWRP, Nandroid Backup, Custom ROMs, etc. Otherwise you shouldn’t be here.  If you followed my video guide on how to Convert your HTC One Sense M8 to Google Play Edition with OTA updates, you may be wondering… Read More »

Fully Convert your HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition w/ OTA Updates

Yes, you can permanently convert your HTC One M8 running Sense UI (user interface) to HTC One M8 Google Play Edition running the pure stock Android with OTA (over-the-air) updates. The benefits of such a conversion will be a beautifully designed pure Android stock experience on one of the sexiest and fastest smartphones on the… Read More »